Ministry to the Wayfarer 1955-1966

William Emilsen

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Chapter 7 'Ministry to the Wayfarer 1955'1966' deal with the history of Pitt Street Congregational Church in the turbulent 1960s when the rev Alexander Steel Craik was the Minister of the church. For nine years he had exhibited high standards of ministerial service and personal integrity. He had shown a special interest in the large number of lonely and underprivileged people who drifted into the city. Craik had worked hard and long to stem the tide but a mood of despair descended on the church. The 'death of God theology' led by Harvey Cox, Thomas Altizer and William Hamilton at the time left Craik and many others like him puzzled and disillusioned,
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPride of place
Subtitle of host publicationA history of the Pitt Street Congregational church
Place of PublicationBeaconsfield, VIC
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)9780975780282
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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